Dr. Huen Pak Hang Antony 禤柏衡博士

Department of Humanities, Language and Translation Dr. Huen Pak Hang Antony 禤柏衡博士

Dr. Huen Pak Hang Antony


BA CUHK, MA Bham, PhD Ebor


Antony Huen holds a PhD in English from the University of York, where he was a doctoral fellow at the Humanities Research Centre. He specializes in contemporary poetry and creative writing and has taught a wide range of English literature and language courses. In the School of Arts and Social Sciences (A&SS), Antony Huen is Senior Lecturer in English Language and Culture.

Apart from Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU), Antony has taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK), and the University of York. He received his BA in English from CUHK and MA in Creative Writing from the University of Birmingham.

As a teacher at HKMU, Antony was selected for the President's Awards for Excellence in Inspirational Teaching 2023. As a researcher, he won the 2021 Wasafiri Essay Prize and the inaugural Women Poetry Prize, awarded by Women: A Cultural Review. He has been awarded a grant of HK$694,470 by the Hong Kong Research Grant Council (RGC) for an ongoing project on Hong Kong Anglophone poetry.

His work is published in international journals and books, including English: Journal of the English AssociationHong Kong Review of Books, Poetry WalesPN ReviewState of Play: Poets of East & Southeast Asian Heritage in Conversation (Out-Spoken, 2023), Where Else: An International Hong Kong Poetry Anthology (Verve, 2023), Wasafiri: International Contemporary Writing, Women: A Cultural Review, World Literature Today, and Writing Chinese: A Journal of Contemporary Sinophone Literature.

He is reworking a poetry pamphlet, shortlisted for the inaugural pamphlet prize of Poetry London. He is also working on a monograph on contemporary British poetry.